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Bench seat to bucket seat ??
« on: Jul 27, 2004, 05:19:15 PM »
 I'm installing a w56 into my 85 toy replacing a g52. My question is what type of bucket seats can i use to replace the bench seat with?  What will look good, be safe to use and not cost an arm and a leg to buy? 

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Re: Bench seat to bucket seat ??
« Reply #1 on: Jul 27, 2004, 05:21:46 PM »
Pretty much any seat that came out of an import car or pickup will work very easily.  I put a set of seats from a 91 mitsubishi talon tsi in my 81.  Then when I stripped it to build my 90 I pulled the seats and put them in that truck.  It wasnt really much of an issue to install them, simply drill some holes and bolt them in.
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Re: Bench seat to bucket seat ??
« Reply #2 on: Jul 28, 2004, 06:27:18 AM »
go sparco full comp seats w/ 5pt harnesses :thumbs:
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Re: Bench seat to bucket seat ??
« Reply #3 on: Jul 28, 2004, 07:32:51 AM »
If you want some cheap stock Toyota seats, nothing can beat the 1st gen MR2 seats from 1985-1989. They are a direct 100% bolt in! I drive a MR2 daily and the seats are so comfortable its one less thing I had to upgrade to. I didnt need any fancy aftermarket seats since my stock buckets were just as good!

Once I get my '81 going, I wont even think twice about finding some MR2 seats. The early styles (1985-1986) had a two tone color scheme while the latter designs (1987-1989) were all one color. Same seats, just the multicolor looked cool

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Re: Bench seat to bucket seat ??
« Reply #4 on: Jul 28, 2004, 03:47:41 PM »
  Thanks for the suggestions, i'll probably go with your suggestion big mike since it is a direct bolt in. I'll be prowling the junkyards this weekend and hopefully be on the road again by sunday. Thanks again!!

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Re: Bench seat to bucket seat ??
« Reply #5 on: Jul 28, 2004, 03:59:35 PM »
Another direct bolt in would of course be buckets out of a Toyota pickup, but an Acura Integra or Honda Civic has bucket seats that will bolt right into your truck.  Another thing to think about. 

 
 
 
 
 

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